Thirty Meter Telescope - Astronomy's next generation observatory. http://tmt.org/ en TMT Scientists Discuss Serious Science and Classroom Fun During Journey Through the Universe 2015 http://tmt.org/news-center/tmt-scientists-discuss-serious-science-and-classroom-fun-during-journey-through-universe <p>TMT will participate again at this year's Journey Through The Universe's Family Science Day and Astronomy Educators in the Classroom.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/1060">JTTU 2015</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://tmt.org/news-center/tmt-scientists-discuss-serious-science-and-classroom-fun-during-journey-through-universe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ha'ilono Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:15:57 +0000 gordon 1059 at http://tmt.org TMT Shakes Its Mirror http://tmt.org/news-center/tmt-shakes-its-mirror <p>During the week of January 26, 2015, the Thirty Meter Telescope performed a series of &quot;shake tests&quot; in El Segundo, California. A major earthquake was simulated to confirm that the telescope's mirror segments would survive without damage.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/video/tmt-earthquake-simulation"> TMT Earthquake Simulation</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://tmt.org/news-center/tmt-shakes-its-mirror" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:05:41 +0000 gordon 1058 at http://tmt.org THINK Fund at the Pauahi Foundation Scholarship Applications Now Available http://tmt.org/news-center/think-fund-pauahi-foundation-scholarship-applications-now-available <p>The THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund application at the <a href="http://www.pauahi.org/think-fund/">Pauahi Foundation</a> opened on February 4, 2015. This is a new, multi-year scholarship fund for the Pauahi Foundation.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/think-fund-pauahi-foundation-logo">THINK Fund at the Pauahi Foundation logo</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://tmt.org/news-center/think-fund-pauahi-foundation-scholarship-applications-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ha'ilono Sat, 14 Feb 2015 01:06:59 +0000 gordon 1057 at http://tmt.org TMT Open House at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting http://tmt.org/news-center/tmt-open-house-american-astronomical-society-aas-meeting <p>TMT will host an Open House at the annual American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Seattle, WA on Monday, 5 January, at 5:30 pm, in room 6B.</p> <p><a href="http://tmt.org/news-center/tmt-open-house-american-astronomical-society-aas-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:32:35 +0000 gordon 1051 at http://tmt.org Hawaii's Astronomy Sector Brought an Economic Impact of $168 million in 2012 http://tmt.org/news-center/press/hawaiis-astronomy-sector-brought-economic-impact-168-million-2012 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-name-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pacific Business News </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 2014-12-23</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-label">Abstract:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Hawaii's astronomy sector generated a statewide economic impact of $168 million in 2012, and the Big Island was the major beneficiary, researchers at the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization have discovered.</p> <p>Using the latest available numbers, UHERO reported $88 million in astronomy-related expenditures in 2012, with $58 million of the spending and $92 million of the economic impact on the Big Island, where most of the state's telescopes are located.</p> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 gordon 1052 at http://tmt.org Call for New Membership in the TMT International Science Development Teams http://tmt.org/news-center/call-new-membership-tmt-international-science-development-teams <p>The second annual call for new members of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Science Development Teams (ISDTs) is now open. The ISDTs are organized around eight science themes, from our solar system to cosmology.</p> <p><a href="http://tmt.org/news-center/call-new-membership-tmt-international-science-development-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Article Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:23:13 +0000 gordon 1050 at http://tmt.org